Simara: Today is Asar 15, the National Paddy Day. Like every year, this year too, this day is being celebrated by planting paddy collectively and eating curd rice flakes.
Various programs of Bara are being organized on the occasion of the day. The local level of the district and the organizations related to the farmers have made special preparations to celebrate the Paddy Day.
This year’s slogan of the 19th Paddy Day is ‘Let’s plant paddy, become self-sufficient in food grains’. Today is a special day for farmers. The local government and the organizations related to the farmers, who do not reach the farmers’ farms in a hurry, reach the farms even though they celebrate the day today. Today is also celebrated as the day to eat curd rice flakes.
To be self-reliant in agriculture and to keep the morale of farmers high, the government has started celebrating Paddy Day in Nepal since 2061 BS. This day, which is celebrated with Asare Git and mud, has been taken as a celebration of the past.